For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.
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There's a saying in sports that speed kills. It kills anyone who doesn't have it. This holds true for any athletic event, whether its sprinting in a...
By: Chris Cooper
Tom Brady's performance at the 2000 NFL Combine was horrendous. He ran a snail-like 5.28 in the 40-Yard Dash and recorded an abysmal 24.5-inch Vert...
By: Brandon Hall
Many athletes and coaches tend to think that arm drive is the magic solution to sprint faster. It's not, although it does provide a strong secondary...
By: Travis Hansen
Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...
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